California: Romantic & Beautiful. George Wharton James.

California: Romantic & Beautiful

Boston: The Page Company, 1916. Third Impression. Hardcover. 8vo. xxv, 433pp. Bibliography, Index. Color folding map; 8 color plates with tissue guards; 64 black & white photo-reproductions. Striking decorative color & gilt binding with gilt lettering; top edge gilt; illustrated endpapers. Slight fading to spine; minor wear to extremities; minor scrape to front joint; else a near fine volume in the See America First series. Item #19509

The history of its old missions and of its Indians; a survey of its climate, topography, deserts, mountains, rivers, valleys, islands, and coast line; a description of its recreations and festivals; a review of its industries; an account of its influence upon prophets, poets, artists and architects; and some reference to what it offers of delight to the automobilist, traveller, sportsman, pleasure and health seeker.

Price: $75.00

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